#Afghanistan

  • Article: Starvation Is Being Used as a 'Weapon of War' — and Over 500,000 More Children Could Die
    Food & Hunger

    Starvation Is Being Used as a 'Weapon of War' — and Over 500,000 More Children Could Die

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 11, 2018

    “Hunger is not inevitable," says Save the Children. Read more

  • Article: Britain Helps Stop Millions of Pounds of Heroin From Reaching Europe
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    Britain Helps Stop Millions of Pounds of Heroin From Reaching Europe

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 20, 2018

    UK aid is helping crack down on smuggling in Tanzania. Read more

  • Article: UK Refuses Asylum to Former Child Slaves Despite Safety Fears
    Citizenship

    UK Refuses Asylum to Former Child Slaves Despite Safety Fears

    Aug. 14, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Many teenage survivors are sent back to nations where they end up being victims again. Read more

  • Article: Citi Progress Makers: Malala Fund
    PartnerGirls & Women

    Citi Progress Makers: Malala Fund

    Aug. 7, 2018|Citi

    If one girl with an education can change the world, what can 130 million do? Read more

  • Article: 9-Year-Old Child Bride Killed by Husband in Afghanistan
    Girls & Women

    9-Year-Old Child Bride Killed by Husband in Afghanistan

    By Joanna Prisco|July 31, 2018

    The girl had been sold into a forced marriage two years earlier to settle a debt. Read more

  • Article: This College Student Stopped a Deportation in Sweden by Holding Up a Flight
    Citizenship

    This College Student Stopped a Deportation in Sweden by Holding Up a Flight

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Jana Sepehr|July 25, 2018

    She’s being hailed as a hero. Read more

  • Article: Afghanistan May Soon End Humiliating, Inaccurate Practice of 'Virginity Testing'
    Girls & Women

    Afghanistan May Soon End Humiliating, Inaccurate Practice of 'Virginity Testing'

    By Daniele Selby|July 5, 2018

    Though the practice was reportedly banned in 2016, girls are still commonly subjected to tests. Read more

  • Article: 1.3 Million Afghan Children Are at Risk of Contracting Polio
    Health

    1.3 Million Afghan Children Are at Risk of Contracting Polio

    July 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A new round of a polio immunization campaign went into action on Monday in Afghanistan. Read more